|Study location||Canada, Ontario, King City|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||CA$16,043 per year
The fees are for the 2022–2023 academic year and include tuition (CA$14,486), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates only for and are subject to change.
|Registration fee||CA$390 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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|Accommodation fee||CA$1,800 per month
The above fee is an estimated amount for for one month.
High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents):
Note: Although not required for admission, completion of a secondary law course is recommended for your success in the program. A moderate degree of physical fitness is required for the program.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If you are not coming from a country where English is the primary language, you must provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
Prepare for an exciting career in law enforcement and crime prevention. In this two-year diploma program, you will gain a comprehensive education combining professional knowledge with practical skills development. This program prepares you for a range of careers in public safety, policing, investigations, security and enforcement services in public and private organizations, and corrections.
Seneca’s Police Foundations program uses hybrid and online delivery across our curriculum to deliver innovative and flexible learning focused on student needs. For the majority of courses, students can choose between online and in-class options to decide a delivery mode that works best for students and their timetables, while also concentrating on the applied and professional skills needed for successful careers in law enforcement and community safety.
Pathway to a Degree
Graduates of the Police Foundations program with a GPA of 3.0 or higher are eligible for advanced entry into semester four of Seneca’s Honours Bachelor of Crime and Intelligence Analysis. This provides an opportunity for students to enter and complete the degree within two years (or five semesters and a work term), after completion of the two-year diploma.
Applicants are advised that following graduation from Police Foundations, the selection process from Police Services in Ontario includes:
- Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada
- written aptitude and communications tests
- criminal records check
- physical fitness testing
- vision, hearing and medical tests
The program duration for September starts is two academic years (24 months) and for January starts is .
When you graduate from this program, these are the types of employers waiting for you:
- Police services and law enforcement
- Civilian positions in the police and investigative services
- Municipal enforcement services
- Transit and special constable positions
- Private and corporate security
- Public safety
- Correctional services
After the successful completion of Security & Crime Prevention, you can apply for a training completion number. It will make you eligible to be tested, at your own expense, for the provincially regulated licence to be a security professional.